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The Trend Diabetes Co-Chairs have paid tribute to the “significant contribution” made to the diabetes nursing organisation by three former advisors. Specialist Practitioner Practice Nurse Jane Diggle, Nneka Agbasi, Community Matron for Residential and Nursing Homes with an interest in diabetes, and Clinical Psychologist Dr Jen Bateman have stepped down from the Trend Diabetes Committee...
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The results of a Trend Diabetes audit into diabetes specialist nursing in England have been published by Practical Diabetes. The DSN Audit was launched in 2019 because the exact number of diabetes specialist nurses (DSNs) was unclear. The findings of the survey were presented at last year’s Diabetes Professional Care conference. Now these results have...
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The first-ever digital version of the Trend Diabetes National Conference was held on October 2 and 9, with almost 1,900 delegates enjoying the virtual experience. If you missed out or want to listen again to the expert speakers or visit the interactive exhibition hall, then don’t fear, you have not missed out yet. You have until the...
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A newly-published educational tool will help guide users through a global consensus report about hyperglycaemia management in type 2 diabetes. Trend Diabetes has developed the ‘Person-Centred Care in Type 2 Diabetes’ document to help users navigate the ‘Management of hyperglycaemia in type 2 diabetes: A consensus report’ by American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the European...
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NHS trusts and Primary Care Networks are being urged to roll out a new online insulin safety course which has been launched with the aim of reducing insulin error by providing free education to healthcare professionals. According to the results from the latest National Diabetes Inpatient Audit1, two in five people with diabetes on insulin...
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Diabetes teams have learnt how to adapt to new ways of working amid COVID-19 but must re-engage with people who may feel “lost” in the system, a new report has stated. Trend Diabetes, Diabetes UK and ABCD came together to draft the document entitled ‘A Collaborative OverView and Insight into Diabetes Services before and after...
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The latest Injection Technique Matters (ITM) webinar will take place on Thursday, September 17. Register now to secure your place on the free virtual event titled ‘Getting to the point’, which will be held between 18.50 and 20.00. It will be chaired and presented by Trend Diabetes Co-Chairs Debbie Hicks and June James. ITM is part of...
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The agendas for the action-packed Trend Diabetes National Conference 2020 have been published. The digital event will feature live speakers and a fully interactive exhibition hall. It will be held on the original dates, Friday October 2 and 9, both staged during the afternoon with different topics at each date. Book now for October 2 by clicking here. Book now...
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Nurses who are “the backbone of the NHS” are being asked to have their say on prescribing practice within diabetes nursing. The survey also explores confidence within their practice when caring for people with chronic kidney disease. Trend Diabetes, an organisation that supports all nurses working in diabetes care has launched a nationwide questionnaire; the...
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Trend Diabetes is “proud and honoured” to have been asked to participate in developing a nationwide e-learning module for NHS England. The organisation helped put together the Insulin Administration Delegation Programme for Nursing Associates, Healthcare Assistants, Care Home Staff, as well as their mentors. The programme covers insulin safety, the types of insulin available, how...
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